As if we needed to be reminded – “Report identifies states most at risk to rising seas”

“A new federal report concludes that Florida and Louisiana are the states most vulnerable to sea-level rise, followed by North Carolina and Texas.”

“You’re vulnerable,” said Jim Titus, project manager for sea-level rise for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and lead author of the report, “Coastal Sensitivity to Sea Level Rise: A Focus on the Mid-Atlantic Region.” “The people whose land could be permanently submerged aren’t even flooded today.”

To read the whole article from the Miami Herald click here


~ by vermilionaire on January 28, 2009.

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